Deer Isle - Stonington House Rental Photos and Description
House, 3 Bedrooms + Sleeping Porch, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-6)
Peaceful, quite getaway, ideal for couples and small families. Beautiful home on an equally beautiful salt water cove in Town of Stonington, on Deer Isle, in the well-known sailing paradise of Penobscot Bay. Surrounded by 7 acres of evergreen forest, in a small, quiet area 5 miles from downtown Stonington. House was designed by noted Blue Hill architect Robert Knight and is abundantly sunny and airy, with over 50 windows or skylights.
Internet access thru MIFI and Dish TV. Top of the line fixtures in kitchen and baths. Shower in Master bath is exceptional with beautiful views of the forest. Pets allowed only with owner's permission. Deer Isle is what Julia Child referred to as 'true Downeast Maine' when she often vacationed near our home. With lobster and seafood galore!
Sea Kayaking can be done right from the property's edge (2 boats available). Island has small golf course, tennis, many hiking trails, freshwater pond, and gorgeous sunsets. Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts is a renowned workshop facility on the island. 90 minutes from Acadia National Park. It's a short ferry boat trip from Stonington to Isle au Haut, part of Acadia National Park.
Deer Isle is also well know for its artist community, with many wonderful galleries and antique shops.
Keywords: House with 7 quiet acres of pine forest and a beautiful coastal cove
- children welcome
- limited accessibility
- non smoking only
- pets not allowed
About Stan Trecker
We are a couple engaged in the arts and education. We live in Boston and find peace, quite and beauty on Deer Isle.
Stan Trecker purchased this house in 2004
Why Stan Trecker chose Deer Isle - Stonington
We love it on Deer Isle - it's a wonderful combination of natural beauty and opportunities for the kinds of outdoor activities we love to do on a daily basis. The property is secluded, but with easy access to the Town of Stonington, We are right on the water, south-facing with great sunsets. The island is not commercialized, nor overrun with tourists. Penobscot Bay is truly a paradise.
What makes this house unique
Hiking, running, golf, sea kayaking, tennis, boating, fishing, and plenty of great seafood.
Restaurants, grocery stores, and shops are in Stonington. The Opera House downtown has a terrific range of cultural events from movies to theatre to music and more.